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15 Dec 2017 description

33 proyectos cofinanciados durante el período 2014-2017 son la muestra de la importancia de este Fondo Mixto como instrumento de gestión

El pasado 8 de diciembre se llevó a cabo, en la sede de la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores de México, la Reunión Plenaria Ordinaria del Comité Técnico del Fondo Mixto de Cooperación Técnica y Científica México-España.

15 Dec 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 167,724 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 13 December, with just over 70 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 358,018 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

14 Dec 2017 description

This factsheet provides a summary of the activities that the ICRC carries out for vulnerable migrants and their families in the Americas. It explains our approach and describes what we, together with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, do to help protect and assist migrants along migration routes in the Americas.

14 Dec 2017 description
report Insecurity Insight

This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.

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13 November 2017: Save the Children announced that it had fired 16 staff over reports of sexual violence in the past year. Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

13 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

UNICEF exhorta a la resolución pacífica del conflicto en Chenalhó y Chalchihuitán y a cumplir con el deber de velar por la integridad física y emocional de niñas, niños y adolescentes afectados.

Ciudad de México, 12 de diciembre de 2017 – UNICEF, el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia, señaló hoy que el desplazamiento forzado de familias en Chiapas, obligadas a vivir en condiciones infrahumanas como resultado del conflicto territorial entre las comunidades de Chenalhó y Chalchihuitán, somete a sus miembros más jóvenes a riesgos inaceptables.

12 Dec 2017 description
  • Con apoyo de la Parroquia de Simojovel, se conformaron grupos de trabajo para agilizar ayuda humanitaria para familias afectadas de Chalchihuitán y Chenalhó: Gómez Aranda

  • Además de fortalecer la presencia de brigadistas, médicos y enfermeras en la región, se duplicará el número de policías para garantizar la tranquilidad de las familias

12 Dec 2017 description

Mexico City/Washington, D.C.—The Special Follow-Up Mechanism related to the precautionary measure granted for the students from the “Raúl Isidro Burgos” rural school in Ayotzinapa (PM 409/14), and to the recommendations made by the Inter-Disciplinary Group of Independent Experts, carried out its fourth official visit to Mexico on November 27-28, 2017.

12 Dec 2017 description

Ciudad de México/Washington, D.C. – El Mecanismo Especial de Seguimiento a la medida cautelar otorgada en favor de los estudiantes de la escuela rural “Raúl Isidro Burgos” de Ayotzinapa (MC 409/14) y a las recomendaciones del Grupo Interdisciplinario de Expertos Independientes (GIEI) llevó a cabo su cuarta visita oficial a México entre el 27 y 28 de noviembre de 2017.

12 Dec 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 166,143 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 10 December, with just over 70 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 354,395 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

08 Dec 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 165,409 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 6 December, with nearly 20,000 of those arriving to Spain via the Western Mediterranean route. While the total number of arrivals to Europe across the Mediterranean is about half compared with the same period last year, the number of arrivals using the Western Mediterranean route to Spain is nearly triple that of last year, while deaths on the Western route have increased more than 40 per cent compared with 2016.

07 Dec 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Mexicana

En el marco de su acción humanitaria en favor de las personas migrantes, las Sociedades Nacionales de la Cruz Roja de la región y el CICR impulsan medidas de autocuidado y hacen énfasis en la necesidad de mitigar las consecuencias humanitarias que padece dicha población.

05 Dec 2017 description

GENEVA / MEXICO CITY (5 December 2017) – Proposed legislation in Mexico that would enshrine the role of the armed forces in law enforcement is deeply worrying, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said on Tuesday.

05 Dec 2017 description

Washington, D.C. – La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) expresa su preocupación sobre el proyecto de ley sobre seguridad interior de México, que contiene preceptos contrarios a estándares en materia de derechos humanos. Según la información recibida, este proyecto de ley significaría la normalización, regulación y la permanencia de las Fuerzas Armadas en tareas de seguridad pública.

05 Dec 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 164,779 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 3 December, with just over 70 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 351,076 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

05 Dec 2017 description

Since 2014, the International Organization for Migration has recorded the deaths of nearly 25,000 migrants. This figure is a significant indicator of the human toll of unsafe migration, yet fails to capture the true number of people who have died or gone missing during migration. This report, the third volume in the Fatal Journeys series, focuses on improving data on migrant fatalities. It is published in two parts. Part 1 critically examines the existing and potential sources of data on missing migrants.

04 Dec 2017 description

El Salvador – Viceministros de Relaciones Exteriores y altos funcionarios de Belice, Canadá, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Estados Unidos, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá y República Dominicana participaron en la XII Reunión Anual de la Conferencia Regional sobre Migración (CRM), la cual se cerró ayer (11/30) en San Salvador.

01 Dec 2017 description

Geneva – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 164,654 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 19 November, with just over 70 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. This compares with 350,549 arrivals across the region through the same period last year.

IOM Rome reported Thursday (30 November) that, according to Ministry of Interior figures, 117,042 migrants arrived by sea to Italy this year – approximately 32 per cent fewer than arrived by sea to Italy up to this time last year.

30 Nov 2017 description

29 November 2017

In recent days, the Mexican Congress has rushed discussions about the Law on Internal Security (Ley de Seguridad Interior, LSI) that would normalize the participation of Mexico’s armed forces in public security tasks. In the media and in public spaces, legislators from various political parties have insisted on the law’s approval. Despite documented concerns from civil society organizations, and against the opinion of human rights and security experts, Mexico’s Congress plans to debate the law on Thursday, November 30.